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Creative Writing Workshop with Community Building Art Works

As featured in the 2018 HBO Documentary We Are Not Done Yet, Community Building Art Works serves veterans, military personnel, and members of the community through generative creative-writing workshops. Led by accomplished authors, they are focused on using the written word as a tool for introspection, communication, and connection. Bring a pen, a notebook, and an open mind.

The program is free, but a donation of $10-$30 would to support CBAW’s to hold similar workshops at military hospitals.

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more.

  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1

 

Veterans Comedy Night with ASAP

The Art Center welcomes back Armed Services Arts Partnership for another comedy night featuring veterans, service members, and military family members from the region. ASAP shows provide an opportunity for the civilian and military world to connect through comedy and engage in an honest dialogue about shared human experiences.

2019 Show Dates:

  • February 22
  • May 17

Check back for tickets.


About Armed Services Arts Partnership

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) empowers veterans, service members, and military family members to re-enter and thrive in their communities through classes, performances, and partnerships in the arts. ASAP focuses on promoting artistic expression and skill development in supportive, six- to twelve-week classes in stand-up comedy, improv, creative writing, and music. Thereafter, ASAP partners with local colleges and arts organizations to provide its graduates with continuous opportunities for artistic and personal growth. In the process, ASAP’s programs can improve well-being among participants, allow them to develop a renewed sense of identity and purpose, and bridge divides by connecting veterans and local communities through the arts. To learn more visit asapasap.org.

 

Feature Photo by Mahnaz Rezaie

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more.

  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1

 

Professional Practices for the Visual Artist

Back by popular demand, this workshop, presented by Jeffery Allison, Paul Mellon Collection Educator and Statewide Manager at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), is devoted to the needs of the individual artist. Topics include photographing artwork, funding opportunities, developing professional relationships with galleries and publications, copyright issues, and marketing on the web. This program has been organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and is supported, in part, by the Paul Mellon Endowment and the Jean Stafford Camp Memorial Fund. This exhibition is done in partnership with Target Gallery’s 2019 Emerging Artists exhibition, to support more opportunities for artists in the DMV area. Artists of all skill-levels and stages are welcome.

Workshop Location:
Riverview Room
105 North Union Street
Studio 207
Alexandria, VA 22314

Please bring a laptop and/or a notebook along with writing utensils to take notes during this workshop.

Registration with start in February 2019.


About Jeffery Allison
Jeffrey Allison is the Paul Mellon Collection educator at VMFA and a professional photographer. He holds a BA in photography and film from Virginia Intermont College and an MFA in photography from VCU.

Creative Writing Workshop with Community Building Art Works

As featured in the 2018 HBO Documentary We Are Not Done Yet, Community Building Art Works serves veterans, military personnel, and members of the community through generative creative-writing workshops. Led by accomplished authors, they are focused on using the written word as a tool for introspection, communication, and connection. Bring a pen, a notebook, and an open mind.

The program is free, but a donation of $10-$30 would to support CBAW’s to hold similar workshops at military hospitals.

2019 Emerging Artists

Target Gallery presents a new yearly exhibition featuring the work of 4 emerging artists to spotlight new talent and the up-and-coming artistic innovators of the D.C. metropolitan area. The selected artists this year include: Kate Gorman, Kim Sandara, Madeline A. Stratton, and Sean Sweeney.

The jury panel for this opportunity was: Adah Rose Bitterbaum, founder and director of Adah Rose Gallery; Philippa Hughes, founder of The Pinkline Project; and Dawne Langford, founder of Quota 

Image Credit: Kim Sandara, 1, 2017. Acrylic on canvas.

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more.

  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1

 

March150: 9th Annual Special Exhibition & Art Sale

Save The Date: March150 Art Party
Friday, March 29, 7 – 10 pm | Awards @ 9 pm

Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns to the Torpedo Factory Art Center for the 9th year. Proceeds benefit future exhibitions and programs at Target Gallery and the Torpedo Factory.

Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, collected more than $15,000 in 2018 through March150. This yearly all-media exhibition features over 200 works created and donated by artists local to Alexandria and the greater D.C. region. The only requirement to be on view in the exhibition is that artists use the gallery-supplied 10” x 10” panel. All work in the show is priced at $150, except for the night of the Art Party where all sales are discounted to $100.

Timeline for 2019: 

  • March150 Panels On Sale: January 4 – February 4 (or until we sell out!)
  • Finished Artwork Due to Gallery: Friday, March 1 – Tuesday, March 5
  • Sneak Peak: Friday, March 8 (during The Late Shift: Strength in Unity)
  • Exhibition Opens: Saturday, March 9
  • Art Party: Friday, March 29
  • Exhibition Closes: Sunday, March 31
Guidelines

Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga

Find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga teachers, dance instructors, and more.

  • February 2
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4
  • June 1